The Open is finally here!
Category : Weekly Blog
This is the week! The Open begins! Never heard of the Crossfit Open before? I know I’ve been talking about it a lot lately but a quick lowdown is this: Every year Crossfit headquarters hosts the Crossfit Games. The Open happens for 5 weeks, one workout each week. Elite athletes all over the world have been hard at work all year training for the Open as the top athletes will then go onto the Crossfit Regionals and from there the Crossfit Games!
This coming Thursday evening, Crossfit will announce the first workout for 2016, or 16.1 as it is called. I am thrilled, it is a fun time of year for all of us athletes to really test our abilities, our endurance, our strength and most of all, our mental stamina to go the distance! Have you heard the quote, your mind will quit a thousand times before your body will? We have no idea what any of these workouts will be until they are announced. Some love to see the announcement and know what to expect come the next day, some decide to be pleasantly (?) surprised! I, myself, like to watch the announcements. I love to see these amazing athletes do the workout, making it look a bit easier than it really is, and come into the gym the next day with anticipation of how we will all do!
So far we have three officially signed up. It’s not too late! Go to the Crossfit site, http://games.crossfit.com/ to sign up. Make sure you register with Jab Crossfit as your affiliate. This Friday we will all be doing 16.1, I can’t wait to see what it is! Still unsure? There are both rx and scaled versions of each workout. They are challenging, as you’ve seen the past few weeks repeating past Open WODS, but oh so much fun!
Keep up the good work everyone!